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  • You know what's really neat too - is that we have had SO many lurkers on this thread, that decided to become "members" and their first posts on the COTH board are on this thread!

    Welcome to all of you and so nice of you to join the party in the cyber waiting room!

    Believe me - it is truly an honor to be an auntie or uncle to Aiden!

    (Hey Lisa - does that mean we get to fraternize with Joey the hunk too!)


    How is little Simba doing this morning?


    • Way to go!!!


      • we hope today is another good day for you.
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        • Good morning little Simba!

          How's our favorite lion cub this morning??? SUZ

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          • Good Morning Sunshine!!

            Hope you have a beautiful day!

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            • Hi Hawks! Hope this is another day full of great progress.


              • Good morning little lion! Hoping you spent a great deal of the night in your mom and dad's arms! I am sure it was like the night you were first born, when all they could do was just look at you and hold you and marvel over you! You are so cute Aiden that it's illegal! I am so happy that he is breathing on his own! It is truly a happy and healthy New Year!


                • Let's Raise Some Ruckus...

                  All together, now:

                  We want photos! <jingle>
                  We want photos! <jingle>
                  We want photos! <stamp feet>
                  We want photos! <jingle>

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                  Approved helmet: Every time; every ride.
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                  • AIDEN IS MOVING OUT OF PICU AND TO THE 4TH FLOOR TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                    Aiden is doing well enough to be moved out of PICU and onto his regular floor this afternoon--he will go up about 1 or so.

                    Will post more after he is moved and settled!


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                    Proud Member of Wood Hill Farm who's motto is "I'm not going sober!"


                    • HOOOOOOORAYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!


                      • Go Aiden!

                        I've been off the board for a few days except to check for updates, due to family holiday upheaval (four people throwing up from the flu at once is definitely upheaval!). Kept on praying and jingling through it all, though. So glad to hear Aiden is doing so well. Hope Lisa and Joey are getting some well deserved rest now. What a great start for the new year!


                        • Well, I am crying (tears of happiness) again....

                          What a wonderful step towards going home!

                          I'm an organ donor. Are you?
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                          • What wonderful news!

                            Can't wait for the next update AND another one here who is anxiously waiting for more photos of that little man!

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                            • Fabulous!

                              Talk about a TGIF moment

                              <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Feelin' stronger every day
                              Feelin' stronger every day
                              Feelin' stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin' stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin' stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin' stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin' stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feelin stronger every day
                              (You know I'm alright now)
                              Feeling stronger every day

                              Friendship is Love without his wings
                              -Lord Byron
                              "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."


                              • I'm so glad ot hear Aiden is doing so well! I wanted to share this story with you:

                                <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> Stranger Donates Kidney For 5-Year-Old
                                Man Says His Faith Told Him To Help

                                POSTED: 7:59 a.m. CST January 3, 2003
                                UPDATED: 9:42 a.m. CST January 3, 2003

                                MADISON (WI) -- A 5-year old girl is scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant this morning at University of Wisconsin Hospital.

                                The kidney is a gift from a total stranger.

                                The parents of Angela Rushford placed an ad in a Rockford newspaper saying their daughter needed a kidney.

                                David Harper answered the call, saying he had always planned to donate his organs after his death.

                                "She's got her whole life to go, I mean, my life is half over, but she's 4 years old," he said. "She's got at least 70 years. Why not let her enjoy a long healthy life?"

                                He says his faith called him to help the little girl.

                                "I've never met anyone to do this just for us -- out of love and everything to help our daughter, he's the greatest," Angela's mom, Betty Rushford, said.

                                Harper said he never read the Rock River Times before seeing the ad. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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                                • I couldn't be any happier than to hear that Knowwonder!

                                  Thank God for our little Lionheart's recovery!

                                  "I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." D.H. Lawrence


                                  • What a great story HFSH!!

                                    I can't tell you how excited I am about this news....This is the best thing I've heard all year!!

                                    What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what its all about?
                                    What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what its all about?


                                    • What wonderful news! My curb chain has been jingling away, and I have explained to lots of people what it is and why I am wearing it, taking the opportunity to ask for more healing thoughts for Aiden and to remind people of the importance of organ donation.

                                      I am so glad that this precious child will get his own *regular* room -- and I am so in awe of the family's strength and the obvious community formed by all the wonderful people here.

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                                      • Woohooo!!!
                                        Hey! Tell them you want a room closer to the ground floor... which is closer to the lobby; which is closer to the front door.... and the parking lot...... and your car......
                                        Which would be one step closer to getting your Little Lionheart outta there!
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                                        Dave Barry


                                        • Yippie! That is fabulous news! The little lion is kicking on!

                                          In the jungle the mighty jungle our little lion is sleeping fine....wee-mo-wip o' wee-mo-wip o wee-mo-wip[o'wee-mo-wip...